Updates and Knowledge Gaps in Cholesteatoma Research

  title={Updates and Knowledge Gaps in Cholesteatoma Research},
  author={Chin-Lung Kuo and An-Suey Shiao and M. W. Yung and Masafumi Sakagami and Holger Sudhoff and Chih-Hung Wang and Chyong-hsin Hsu and Chiang-Feng Lien},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
The existence of acquired cholesteatoma has been recognized for more than three centuries; however, the nature of the disorder has yet to be determined. Without timely detection and intervention, cholesteatomas can become dangerously large and invade intratemporal structures, resulting in numerous intra- and extracranial complications. Due to its aggressive growth, invasive nature, and the potentially fatal consequences of intracranial complications, acquired cholesteatoma remains a cause of… CONTINUE READING
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